Senior Research Fellow

Opening Date:
13 Mar 2017
Closing Date:
31 Mar 2017
Salary Range:

Principal duties:

  • Lead research activities and projects within the School/Unit of Assessment/Theme groups, including the development of personal, group or collaborative objectives, frequently acting as ‘Principal Investigator’.
  • Develop proposals for significant research projects which increase the knowledge, understanding and discovery of new explanations, insights, concepts and processes.
  • Develop own or group work, interpret research findings, generating high quality publications and disseminating results through appropriate media.
  • Contribute to the development of research strategies within the School/UoA/Theme groups.
  • Actively promote an awareness of research and research methods amongst staff within the School, and facilitate individual staff research activity.
  • Prepare reports and present information to research groups, steering groups when appropriate.
  • Identify sources of funding and lead the process of application
  • Manage research project budgets and other resources.
  • Contribute to research governance issues.
  • Lead and develop internal and external networks, and collaborative groups, representing the School and University in a professional manner at all times, including links with professional bodies, research funding streams, etc.
  • Supervise post graduate research and PhD students and be involved in teaching programs.
  • Undertake continuous personal and professional development which contributes to knowledge and skills within the subject area.
  • Comply with University policies relating to health and safety, equality of opportunity and data management.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time commensurate with the grade.

To apply for this vacancy, or for more information, please visit the myjobscotland website where applications are being accepted until 31st March 2017: